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Some finished pieces from ActonArt’s Portrait and Style class.
This week in the Foundation classes at ActonArt: the polar bear!
This project focuses on the use of oil pastels, and using a monochromatic palette of colors to render white objects in a primarily white background.
In ActonArt’s Portrait and Style class, students were taking cues from the Art Nouveau movement.
A popular style in the late 1800′s to early 1900′s, this art movement focused on geometric shapes and flowing natural forms.
The Pharaoh is on his way out - but we’ll be back next week at ActonArt with something new!
In Manga classes at ActonArt, students were studying the “action pose”.
This dynamic and exciting type of pose can often be difficult to draw, and is practiced by doing loose gesture drawings to get comfortable with form.
Make way for the Pharaoh! Foundation classes at ActonArt are drawing the mask of King Tutankhamun!
This project focuses on using light and shadow to create the appearance of shiny.
In the Creative Drawing class at ActonArt, students started a project on tessellations!
This project begins with students cutting and assembling their own unique tessellation - then finding a subject inside. We’ll catch back up with them next week when they finish these up!
The hippos are charging off for the week - but we’ll see you back at ActonArt next week for something new!
In the Portrait and Style class at ActonArt, students have been practicing their pen techniques.
With “inktober” in full swing, it was a great time to learn about how to convey shadow and shape without grey tones.